Monthly Archives: October 2011
The Fuji Velvia 50 is a unique and wonderful film. Slow speed, very tricky to expose right, limited dynamic range but with fantastic saturation, contrast and sharpness. The best ever landscape film. Use it with a medium format camera, scan … Continue reading
During the past weeks I use the Sony NEX 5 almost exclusively. It seems that the characteristics of this camera fit exactly my needs (at least at this period). Small body, great image quality (especially with the Leica and Voigtlander … Continue reading
One more legacy lens mounted on the Sony NEX 5. This time the Leica Tele-Elmarit 90mm f2.8, a great lens with very small size for a 90mm. The fact that it’s small fits perfectly the tiny body of the NEX. … Continue reading
I mostly use the B+W 092 filter for infrared photography. It’s the best filter for me since I can shoot handheld inrared images (with the Leica M8, that is) and I can also produce false color IR photos by simply … Continue reading
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The Plaubel Makina 67 is a wonderful 6×7 folded camera which can be practically carried anywhere. When folded it’s extremely thin for a medium format camera, that makes it perfect for travel. Another great feature is the fast (for medium … Continue reading
I love shooting film, period. Although digital photography provides myriads of benefits such as live preview, zero cost (you can shoot thousands of images on a SD or CF card), super high ISO etc etc, the satisfaction I get when … Continue reading
A combination of two of my favorite styles of photography, infrared and panoramic. Shot with the Leica M8 and B+W 092 infrared filter, the following images are a panoramic stitch using the Autopano Pro software. I have printed these images … Continue reading
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A large boat at the end of it’s journey… Image taken with the Plaubel Makina 67 camera. (c)2011 Konstantinos Besios. All rights reserved.